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World Emissions of Carbon Dioxide Outpace Worst-Case Scenario

wsxyz Re:Yeah uh... (760 comments)

You made me feel bad.
I'm leaving Slashdot and never coming back.

At least I'm leaving with excellent karma.

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World Emissions of Carbon Dioxide Outpace Worst-Case Scenario

wsxyz Re:Yeah uh... (760 comments)

"The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record in 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated.

No other pollutant is being discussed.

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World Emissions of Carbon Dioxide Outpace Worst-Case Scenario

wsxyz Re:Yeah uh... (760 comments)

Yeah every time I get too much carbon dioxide in my lungs, I start to feel like my chest is going to explode.

Then I exhale.

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World Emissions of Carbon Dioxide Outpace Worst-Case Scenario

wsxyz Hooray! (760 comments)

No more 3 hour drives to the coast! I'll be enjoying my beachfront property and palm trees right here at home before too long!

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A Brief History of Failed Digital Rights Management Schemes

wsxyz What happens? (149 comments)

'What happens to the music you paid for if that company changes its mind?

Answer: It PlaysForSure (TM).

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Re:Anti-Iran sentiment (161 comments)

No actually it was the difference between "they're" and "their".

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Re:Anti-Iran sentiment (161 comments)

Thanks, my pedantic friend. I award you 3 internets for catching my lackadaisical usage of grammar and relying to heavily on Chromium's spellcheck.

That's what you get for using Chromium instead of Internet Explorer, you unwashed hippy.

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Re:Terrorists (161 comments)

From the article: Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) places the blame on these European companies for the alligator clips being applied to dissidents, which is a bad thing. But if, instead of dissidents, the alligator clips were being applied to terrorists in, say, Iraq or Afghanistan, well then that would be a good thing I guess, and Sen. Kirk would be giving the credit instead of placing the blame.

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Re:Profit! (161 comments)

your trying

What about my trying? I don't have a trying.

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Re:Anti-Iran sentiment (161 comments)

they're heart is in the right place.

They are heart is in the right place? What does that mean?

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Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies

wsxyz Profit! (161 comments)

Hey, we're not in business to preserve human rights. In fact, we would be legally liable for failing our fiduciary duty to our shareholders if we failed to pursue the lucrative oppression-assistance market. We were incorporated to pursue profit and, by golly, that's what we're doing!

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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problems

wsxyz Re:Seriously? (315 comments)

Waaaa waaaa waaaa waaaaaaaaaaaaa....

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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problems

wsxyz Re:First the deahtgrip (315 comments)

No, they aren't. In fact, the final hardware for the 4S was the first engineering prototype, and the iOS5 golden master was the first version that even compiled.
Apple can get away with this because they know that they'll sell as many iPhones as they can make, no matter how crappy they are.

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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problems

wsxyz Re:That's not a problem (315 comments)

No, just carry an extra iPhone or two, and switch when the battery is drained.

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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problems

wsxyz Re:Battery problem? (315 comments)

Some people have had problems. Others have not.

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Google's iOS Gmail App Pulled

wsxyz Re:I guess (90 comments)

I bet you're one of the bitches who blames Microsoft for HP putting out 400meg driver packages for Windows too.

You got me nailed. In fact, I even blame Microsoft for the iPhone 4S battery issue.

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Fedora Aims To Simplify Linux Filesystem

wsxyz Simple (803 comments)

Just store everything in /
What could be simpler?

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Google's iOS Gmail App Pulled

wsxyz I guess (90 comments)

That functionality and usability testing by the app-store staff must have been extra rigorous with this app, or something.

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US Defunds UNESCO After Palestine Vote

wsxyz Re:And once again (735 comments)

Democrat president enforces law passed by democrat congress and signed by democrat president and it's... "Butt-head Republican ideology"

Really?

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US Defunds UNESCO After Palestine Vote

wsxyz Re:USA against the World? (735 comments)

Try going to wikipedia and looking up "League of Nations"

more than 3 years ago

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Electronic Brain ready to go to work

wsxyz wsxyz writes  |  more than 3 years ago

wsxyz (543068) writes "The eagerly anticipated new Eckert-Mauchly computer has finally been released! Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, dressed in their trademark gray three-piece suits, symbolically handed over the first of the new UNIVAC line to the U.S. Census Bureau in a packed presentation at Rockefeller Center in New York as they announced the start of mass production. The new computer is a big improvement over past models. It is capable of almost 2000 multiplications per second and comes standard with as much as 12000 characters of memory. Best of all, UNIVACs are shipped without Windows, so there's no Microsoft tax to pay. Just install your Linux distribution of choice and you're ready to go!"
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